I never tire of optical illusions. They fascinate me, and can keep me staring at a screen for hours on end trying to figure out what’s happening.
In reality, optical illusions are just tricks of the mind. There’s nothing magic happening, it’s just something which the human brain cannot quite process.
This optical illusion is better than most, which is why it won the best illusion of the year for 2019. And if you watch the video you’ll see why.
This shape could be moving in four different ways, and it’s impossible for our brains to determine which is correct. Instead, they just focus on anchor points and make a guess.